Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And Jehu drew his bow with his full strength, and smote Joram between his arms; and the arrow went out at his heart, and he sunk down in his chariot.

New American Standard Bible

And Jehu drew his bow with his full strength and shot Joram between his arms; and the arrow went through his heart and he sank in his chariot.

King James Version

And Jehu drew a bow with his full strength, and smote Jehoram between his arms, and the arrow went out at his heart, and he sunk down in his chariot.

Holman Bible

Then Jehu drew his bow and shot Joram between the shoulders. The arrow went through his heart, and he slumped down in his chariot.

International Standard Version

But Jehu drew his bow with all of his strength, shooting Joram between his shoulder blades. The arrow pierced his heart, and he collapsed in his chariot.

A Conservative Version

And Jehu drew his bow with his full strength, and smote Joram between his arms. And the arrow went out at his heart, and he sunk down in his chariot.

Amplified

But Jehu drew his bow with his full strength and shot Joram between his shoulders; and the arrow went out through his heart and he sank down in his chariot.

Bible in Basic English

Then Jehu took his bow in his hand, and with all his strength sent an arrow, wounding Joram between the arms; and the arrow came out at his heart, and he went down on his face in his carriage.

Darby Translation

And Jehu took his bow in his hand, and smote Jehoram between his arms, and the arrow went out through his heart; and he sank down in his chariot.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehu filled his hand with a bow, and he will strike Jehoram between his arms, and the arrow will go forth from his heart, and he will bow down in his chariot

King James 2000

And Jehu drew a bow with his full strength, and struck Jehoram between his arms, and the arrow went out at his heart, and he sunk down in his chariot.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jehu {drew his bow} and shot Joram between his shoulders so that the arrow went out from his heart, and he slumped down in his chariot.

Modern King James verseion

And Jehu drew a bow and struck Jehoram between his arms, and the arrow went out at his heart, and he sank down in his chariot.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jehu took a bow in his hand and smote Jehoram between the shoulders, that the arrow came out at his breast. And he fell down three fold in his chariot.

NET Bible

Jehu aimed his bow and shot an arrow right between Jehoram's shoulders. The arrow went through his heart and he fell to his knees in his chariot.

New Heart English Bible

Jehu drew his bow with his full strength, and struck Joram between his arms; and the arrow went out at his heart, and he sunk down in his chariot.

The Emphasized Bible

And, Jehu, bent his bow, and smote Jehoram, between his arms, - and the arrow came out at his heart, - and he sank down in his chariot.

Webster

And Jehu drew a bow with his full strength, and smote Jehoram between his arms, and the arrow went out at his heart, and he sunk down in his chariot.

World English Bible

Jehu drew his bow with his full strength, and struck Joram between his arms; and the arrow went out at his heart, and he sunk down in his chariot.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehu hath filled his hand with a bow, and smiteth Jehoram between his arms, and the arrow goeth out from his heart, and he boweth down in his chariot.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יהוּא 
Yehuw' 
Usage: 58

drew a bow
קשׁת 
Qesheth 
Usage: 75

with his full
מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

and smote
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

יהורם 
Y@howram 
Usage: 29

זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

and the arrow
חצי חצּי 
Chitstsiy 
Usage: 5

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

and he sunk down
כּרע 
Kara` 
Usage: 36

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Arm

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Jehu Assassinates Joram

23 And Joram turned his hands, and fled, and said to Ahaziah, There is treachery, O Ahaziah. 24 And Jehu drew his bow with his full strength, and smote Joram between his arms; and the arrow went out at his heart, and he sunk down in his chariot. 25 Then said Jehu to Bidkar his captain, Take up, and cast him in the portion of the field of Naboth the Jezreelite; for remember how that, when I and thou rode together after Ahab his father, Jehovah laid this burden upon him:



Cross References

1 Kings 22:34

And a certain man drew his bow at a venture, and smote the king of Israel between the joints of the armor: wherefore he said unto the driver of his chariot, Turn thy hand, and carry me out of the host; for I am sore wounded.

Job 20:23-25

When he is about to fill his belly, God will cast the fierceness of his wrath upon him, And will rain it upon him while he is eating.

Psalm 50:22

Now consider this, ye that forget God, Lest I tear you in pieces, and there be none to deliver:

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom nor understanding Nor counsel against Jehovah.

Ecclesiastes 8:12-13

Though a sinner do evil a hundred times, and prolong his days , yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, that fear before him:

1 Thessalonians 5:3

When they are saying, Peace and safety, then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall in no wise escape.

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